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Does it matter where a wine is bottled?

Bulk wine shipping means a wine created in one part of the world may be bottled far from home. Does this matter, or is it important for a wine's package to come from its source? Robert Joseph considers the issue.

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Four ways to make a winery more profitable

Delegates at the two-day Wine Industry IMPACT conference, held in Australia this September, heard about practical steps they could take to become more profitable - and take back control from distributors and retail chains. Felicity Carter reports.

The three inventions that created the modern wine world

Robert Joseph identifies the three people and their inventions that created the modern world of mine - and none of them had anything to do with winemaking.

How will the new US tariff impact the wine market?

The Trump administration has threatened to slap a 25% tariff on French, Spanish, German and UK wines, beginning later this month. If the tariff goes into effect, what are the likely consequences? Jeff Siegel asks the US Administration for guidance and discovers even they aren't sure.

Wine quality versus wine profitability

It's easy to focus solely on wine quality if you have an independent income, says Robert Joseph. What are the choices for everybody else?

The Simple wine business

Russia’s Simple is not just a wine importer, writes Sergey Panov. It’s an interconnected series of brands that support and reinforce one another.

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France tries an alternative to organic

While there is an urgent environmental need to reduce pesticides, not every vigneron can go organic. Olivier Thery looks at the HVE alternative.

Do commercial wines create wine lovers?

Do big brand wines bring people to the wine category? Or should people be encouraged to bypass them altogether? Felicity Carter asks those in the know.

How much should wine cost?

If a winery wants or needs to raise its prices, what are its options? Jeni Port considers four different models.

Do commercial wines create wine lovers?

Do big brand wines bring people to the wine category? Or should people be encouraged to bypass them altogether? Felicity Carter asks those in the know.